CILIP Update magazine

October Update Magazine Online now

Update is the leading publication for the library, information and knowledge management community. An essential read for all information professionals, it contains news, interviews with key figures in the information world and in-depth features on topics across the sectors.

To receive Update, either join CILIP or subscribe.

Digital edition - CILIP members

October Update Magazine Online now

Read the latest edition of Update Magazine online or access previous editions. You must be a member of CILIP and be logged in to access the digital edition. 

Digital edition - Subscribers

October Update Magazine Online now

Subscribers who have purchased a print subscription to CILIP Update can access the latest digital edition of the magazine, and search and browse the archive of past editions.

Download the Update app

CILIP Update Magazine App

The app allows you to read the latest editions of Update Magazine on your tablet or smart phone and is available on Android or Apple devices.

Archive of previous editions (2008-2013)

Previous editions of Update Magazine (published between 2008 and 2013) are accessible to anyone.

Subscribe to Update magazine

Purchase a subscription to Update magazine and receive 10 print issues a year, plus access to the digital edition. Subscribers can also access Update's archive of digital editions.

Advertise with Update

As the leading publication for the library, information and knowledge management community CILIP Update includes news, events, recruitment pages, in-depth features, interviews and analysis. It is the ideal media for your advertisements, whether you are promoting a product or service or need to recruit.

Guidelines for contributors

Have you got a news story for Update, or do you have an idea for a feature? Find out how contribute to the magazine, who to contact, plus copy dates for 2015.

Update indexes

Browse indexes to Update and Library Association Record, back to 1998.